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1 Gr 10 academic history exam “quote” review 20 th century Prime Ministers and Other notable Canadian politicians

2 Quote #1 “the government has no place in the bedrooms of the nation.” “you are not a true canadian until you have made love in a canoe.” Pierre Trudeau, PM 1968- 1979 and 1980 - 1984

3 Quote #2 “Not necessarily conscription but conscription if necessary.” “we will do nothing to combat the great depression.” William L.M. King, PM 1920 - 30 and 1935 - 48

4 Quote #3 “There is an iron curtain that has descended on europe, separating the democratic and communist countries.” PM Churchill 1940 - 1945

5 Quote #4 “Confederation is only yet in the gristle, and it will require five years more before it hardens into bone.” “I love being the first prime minister in Canada’s history.” Sir John A. Macdonald, PM 1878- 1891

6 Quote #5 “We must send peacekeepers to the Suez.” “The choice, however, is as clear now for nations as it was once for the individual: peace or extinction.” Lester B. Pearson, PM 1963 - 68

7 Quote #6 “I must cancel the Avro Arrow program.” “I am the first Prime Minister of this country of neither altogether English nor French origin. So I determined to bring about a Canadian citizenship that knew no hyphenated consideration” John Diefenbaker, PM 1957 - 63

8 Quote #7 “I didn’t sell those airplanes for personal profit.” “You cannot name a Canadian prime minister who has done as many significant things as I did, because there are none.” Brian Mulroney, PM 1984 - 1993

9 Quote #8 “A la prochaine fois.” Rene Levesque, Premier of Quebec 1976 - 1985

10 Quote #9 “A proof is a proof. What kind of a proof? It's a proof. A proof is a proof. And when you have a good proof, it's because it's proven.” “If I am elected, I will cancel the GST.” Jean Chretien, PM 1993 - 2003

11 Quote #10 “Those jobless Easterner’s need to get out of Calgary.” “Quebec is part of Canada as much as a cat in the mouth of a crocodile is a part of the crocodile." Ralph Klein, Premier of Alberta

12 Quote #11 “That didn’t last long. I can’t believe they re- elected Trudeau.” “Maybe I won’t be known as Joe Who anymore.” Joe Clark, PM for a few months

13 Quote #12 “I'd be prouder still to say I was Canada's 10th woman prime minister.” “That Brian Mulroney left me and the conservative party in a bit of a hole after he resigned….how am I gonna win the next election.” Kim Campbell, 1 st Female Prime Minister of Canada

14 Quote #13 “Dec 7 th, a day which will live in infamy…” “We will stay out of world war ii as long as possible…despite my own personal view on the subject.” Franklin Roosevelt, US President from 1933 - 1945

15 Quote #14 “I shall prorogue Parliament, because Canada cannot be governed by three parties.” “If I was PM when the USA entered Iraq looking for weapons of mass destruction, Canada would be there too.” Stephen Harper, PM 2006 to present

16 Quote #15 “This new St Lawrence Seaway will open up the great lakes to international shipping.” “these new construction projects will leave a lasting legacy in postwar Canada.” Louis St. Laurent, PM 1948 - 1957

17 Quote #16 “The victory today at Vimy Ridge will be a defining moment in Canadian history.” “I am going to change the voter eligibility in this election of 1917.” Sir Robert Borden, PM 1911 - 20

18 Quote #17 “The 19 th Century belonged to the USA but I think the 20 th Century will definitely belong to Canada ” “I don’t think that Canada should have conscription in 1917.” Sir Wilfrid Laurier, PM 1894 - 1911

19 Quote #18 “Oh great, I won the election of 1930, now all I have to deal with is this great depression.” R.B. Bennett, PM 1930 - 1935

20 Quote #19 “I think that Canada needs a universal healthcare system.” Tommy Douglas, NDP Leader and Winner of Nations Greatest Canadian Contest


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